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Bottled Water-Is It Really Safe for Your Family?

Bottled Water-Is It Really Safe for Your Family?

3-26-16 Bottled water production lineWater is everywhere, right? It’s a natural resource. As a smart prepper you know that water is one of those basic necessities you need to have stockpiled when SHTF. The most convenient way to stockpile water for a lot of preppers, especially those who urban dwellers, planning to bug in, is to stockpile lots of bottled water. In fact, you may have already made the switch from municipal tap water to bottled water. But is bottled water actually safe for your family? Continue reading Bottled Water-Is It Really Safe for Your Family?

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6 Critical Mistakes When Collecting Rainwater!

6 Critical Mistakes When Collecting Rainwater!

Rainwater is safe. Rainwater is free. Rainwater needs to be harvested.

Collecting Rainwater rainwater-harvestingUnless you leave near a nuclear plant or in a highly polluted region, you shouldn’t shy away from collecting and stockpiling as much rainwater as possible. Although it’s a little acidic, so are many of the foods we eat. And if you side-step the mistakes I’m about to tell you, you’re gonna have an unlimited supply of water to drink, do the laundry, to shower, to give to your pets and so on, a steady supply that will keep on coming post-collapse and, if you’re smart, you could even sell or barter with some of it.

So let’s go ahead and see these mistakes in Collecting Rainwater! Continue reading 6 Critical Mistakes When Collecting Rainwater!

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Spring Cleaning!

Spring Cleaning!
Host Lynna “A Preppers Path”

Spring Cleaning Just Ahead Green Road Sign and CloudsSpring and the inevitable Spring Cleaning saga begins. It’s the same story every spring, not that your home is particularly dirty or messy but we all feel that urge to sweep out the winter and bring in the new, the natural cycle of the seasons.

Walking down the grocery aisles the shelves are full of this cleaner and that cleaner all boasting to be better and new improved easier to use, Continue reading Spring Cleaning!

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Water and the pumps to get it!

Water and the pumps to get it!
Host: James Walton “I Am Liberty

Water Elowe-224x300Next to oxygen there is no resource more precious on this planet than water. I used to think water would be the least of my worries because I had a magic faucet that spit out clean water until forever. It becomes one those things we are just numb to, like flipping a switch for light. Only when I began to drill down into the real issues with the American water supply did I realize some things. The biggest realization was that, yes, on a planet that’s surface is three quarters water there could be and in some parts of the world is a water crisis. Continue reading Water and the pumps to get it!

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Water, storage, and all you need to know!

Water, storage, and all you need to know!

10-11-14 Dry_river_bed_in_CaliforniaThere is no more serious concern than water in survival and preparedness. You can improvise a lot of things, but it’s tough to improvise water. You either have it or you don’t have it. There are a lot of nifty tricks for finding water, but if you’re hunting down water, you’ve made some mistakes somewhere along the line. Let’s look at how you can make water part of your plans for bugging in and for bugging out.

Water Storage: Continue reading Water, storage, and all you need to know!

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Desalination, Unlimited Water!

Desalination, Unlimited Water!
Host: James Walton “I Am Liberty”

Desalination Port_Stanvac_Desalination_Plant_P1000725Last week we briefly discussed the article about Texas exploring abanding oil fields and drilling holes for fresh or brackish water. In that article there was talk of a proposed desalination plant. This is the reality of water levels in Texas.

When I opened the New York Times today I was absolutely astonished to see plans for a new desalination plant in China.
“BEIJING — A coastal desalination plant planned for east of Beijing could provide a large portion of the drinking water for the parched Chinese capital by 2019, the state news media quoted officials as saying on Tuesday. The reports indicated that the government and state enterprises were investing heavily in desalination projects to alleviate a dire water shortage in northern China.” Continue reading Desalination, Unlimited Water!

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